The Amazon Fire Stick is a device the size of a flash drive that adheres to some TVs HDMI port. The Fire Stick enables any TV to a whole lot more, and stream content over WiFi such as Netflix, YouTube Pandora, HBO go. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions now comprised Alexa Virtual Assistant. It can essentially turn any TV into a Smart TV simply by plugging it.
Launched in 2014 the Fire Stick is in competition with Google Chromecast, also Roku. Amazons Fire Stick, Chromcast, and Roku, are a new breed of electronic equipment known as Streaming TV Sticks that flow movies and TV shows from sources.
There are two versions of the Fire Stick using the newest version released in October 2016. The most recent version comprised updated hardware together with the digital helper Alexa.
The first version had a Broadcom BCM28145 Double Vore 1.2 GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB Storage, 802.11n WiFi, and Bluetooth 3.0. The new second generation has a Mediatek 8127D Quad-core ARM 1.3 GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB Storage, 802.11ac WiFi, and Bluetooth 4.1. The output signal resolution is exactly the exact same for both with definition 720p or 1080p.
Following a Fire TV Stick is setup with a TV, a steaming service will be needed. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu are definitely the most common online streaming solutions each with their particular content. Anyone with Amazon Prime shipping will also have access to videos automatically on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has a free 30 Day Trial for streaming.
Apart from streaming movies and TV shows it may also play games also has Voice controls with Alexa virtual assistant. Programs may also be installed to further customize the Fire Stick to boost its capacity to do what an owner needs. Amazon also creates the Fire amazon best seller TV Box which is an android TV box which has better hardware but also be more expensive.